1+ months

Senior Product Manager

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a  * Senior Product Manager *  to join our team!
Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like theyre just that family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.
* About the Position *
The  * Senior Product Manage * r role will be responsible for developing, managing and optimizing one or more products. The role includes, but is not limited to, contributing to and managing the product roadmap, overseeing the implementation and working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team to develop products that meet the needs of our consumers and clients. Manages small to medium-size products.
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation! 
* Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: *
As a  * Senior Product Manager *  at Cox Automotive you will:
* Strategy/Discovery: *

* Identify, quantify, and effectively communicate customer market opportunities; analyze competitive landscape and validate solutions for future products. 

* Partner with UX research, marketing research, client solutions, and business stakeholders to observe and solicit feedback from consumers and clients.

* Planning: *

* Create and maintain product vision and roadmap; create business plans to secure funding; develop go-to-market strategy and value proposition.

* Create Features aligned across products; manage feature creation, identify business rules and business impact; involve Product Delivery Managers to ensure delivery team is aligned to features and feature acceptance criteria; collaborate with other product managers to ensure alignment across products; participate in planning and pre/post-planning events (Demos and Inspect/Adapt).

* Development: *

* Collaborate with Product Delivery Managers, UX architecture and others to execute work including prototyping and testing to validate solutions; make buy/build/partner recommendations to Agile Release Ttrain; collaborate with Architecture, Technology, etc. to make buy/build recommendations, support testing, partner with revenue and business stakeholders to develop pricing strategies and assess ROI.

* Sales & Client Engagement: *

* Work with client solutions, product readiness, and marketing teams to communicate new product and approve positioning and develop go-to-market strategy, plans, and training materials. Minimal level of direct client engagement - approx. 10%.

* Evaluation: *

* Measure and monitor product KPI performance, and provide strategy and roadmap input accordingly; make end-of-life recommendations for non-performant products.

* Technical/Functional skills: *

* * Product Management *  

* Applies standard techniques and tools to carry out analysis and performance monitoring activities for specified products.  

* Supports problem resolution, resolves issues and acts on feedback and usage of in-life products.  

* Creates product collateral and monitors results and feedback from product campaigns.

* * Requirements & Definition Management  *

* Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition, and prioritization activities for small scale changes and assists with more complex change initiatives.  

* Follows agreed standards, applying appropriate techniques to elicit and document detailed requirements.

*  Provides constructive challenge to stakeholders as required.

*  Prioritizes requirements and documents traceability to source.  

* Reviews requirements for errors and omissions.  

* Provides input to the requirements base-line.  

* Investigates, manages and applies authorized requests for changes to based-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.

* * Relationship Management *

* Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information. 

* Collects and uses feedback from customers, stakeholders, and leadership to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management. 

* Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships. Develop strong relationships with Product Delivery Manager.

* * Innovation *

* Facilitates the innovation pipeline and executes innovation processes.

*  Evolves and adapts innovation tools, processes and infrastructures to drive the process of innovation. 

* Encourages and motivates innovation communities, teams and individuals to share creative ideas and learns from failures.

* Coordinates and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.

* Core Competencies Critical to success in this role: *
* Autonomy *

* Works under general direction. Uses discretion in identifying and responding to complex issues and assignments. Receives specific direction, accepts guidance and has work reviewed at agreed milestones. Determines when issues should be escalated to a higher level.

* Influence/People Leadership *

* Interacts with and influences colleagues. Has working level contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects. Understands and collaborates on the analysis of user/customer needs and represents this in their work. Engages with clients approximately 10% of time to ensure that user needs are being met throughout.

* Innovation & Complexity *

* Performs a range of work, sometimes complex and non-routine, in a variety of environments. Applies methodical approach to issue definition and resolution.

* Business Skills *

* Demonstrates effective communication skills. Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Contributes fully to the work of teams. Appreciates how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client. Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution. Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities.

* Qualifications *
* Minimum Qualifications: *

* BA/BS degree in related field and 4+ years of relevant experience; or MS w/ 2+ years experience; or 8+ years an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

* Requires and applies a broad knowledge of business, product performance and industry principles, practices, and procedures.

* Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology.

* Experience working cross-functionally with a variety of different domains, including Engineering, Finance, and Business Development.

* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that can be applied across a diverse set of audiences.

* Basic understanding of engineering architecture with experience working with engineering teams to deliver products.

* Work experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.

* Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.

* Working experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.

* Working experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.

* Working experience in identifying KPI's and other analytics to measure product value.

* Working experience with executive presentations.

* Working experience in working with a collaborative, cross-functional

So, are you ready to challenge today and transform tomorrow? Apply now.

To be employed in this role, youll need to clear a pre-employment background check and drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently consider a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. Whats more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 
About Cox Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](/en/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Posted: 2022-07-19 Expires: 2022-11-01

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